Published By: Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, Belknap Press ISBN: 978-0-674-06078-4 Date of Publication: 2011
Book Review Detail
Robert C. Feenstra of University of California, Davis
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.50.1.179.r5 Review Pages: 191-92
Book Review Abstract
Robert C. Feenstra of University of California, Davis reviews "Understanding Global Trade" by Elhanan Helpman . The EconLit Abstract of the reviewed work begins: Explores the forces that shape international trade and the organization of production across national boundaries. Discusses comparative advantage; gainers and losers; scale and scope; the impact of trade on reallocations within industries that are populated by firms with different productivities; and offshoring and outsourcing. Helpman is Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade at Harvard University. Bibliography; index.